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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,370 182 12.3 10.3-14.5 1,188 87.7 85.5-89.7
-MALES 721 109 14.1 11.3-17.5 612 85.9 82.5-88.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 518 50 8.2 5.9-11.2 468 91.8 88.8-94.1
Non-Hispanic Black 137 44 30.6 21.9-40.9 93 69.4 59.1-78.1
Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 140 26 15.0 9.7-22.4 114 85.0 77.6-90.3
35-44 106 18 15.2 8.1-26.7 88 84.8 73.3-91.9
45-54 139 23 13.7 8.7-21.1 116 86.3 78.9-91.3
55-64 160 23 17.2 11.3-25.3 137 82.8 74.7-88.7
65-74 134 16 9.3 5.2-16.0 118 90.7 84.0-94.8
75+ 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 38 16.1 11.1-22.6 151 83.9 77.4-88.9
Some Post-H.S. 216 36 14.1 9.7-20.0 180 85.9 80.0-90.3
College Graduate 258 20 6.6 3.9-11.1 238 93.4 88.9-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 18 18.1 10.5-29.4 80 81.9 70.6-89.5
$50,000- 74,999 124 12 7.2 3.6-14.0 112 92.8 86.0-96.4
$75,000+ 233 11 3.8 2.0- 7.4 222 96.2 92.6-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 168 29 17.0 10.2-26.9 139 83.0 73.1-89.8
No 552 79 13.3 10.3-16.9 473 86.7 83.1-89.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 159 30 18.6 11.3-29.0 129 81.4 71.0-88.7
No 560 78 13.0 10.1-16.5 482 87.0 83.5-89.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 186 29 15.5 10.5-22.3 157 84.5 77.7-89.5
Non-Veteran 534 80 13.8 10.6-17.8 454 86.2 82.2-89.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 194 27 11.7 7.8-17.1 167 88.3 82.9-92.2
Regional City or Suburban County 164 18 10.4 6.3-16.8 146 89.6 83.2-93.7
Rural 363 64 18.2 13.3-24.4 299 81.8 75.6-86.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 465 67 13.1 9.8-17.3 398 86.9 82.7-90.2
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 157 17 10.6 6.0-18.0 140 89.4 82.0-94.0
Unable to Work 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 448 40 7.3 5.1-10.3 408 92.7 89.7-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 140 33 20.3 13.4-29.3 107 79.7 70.7-86.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 247 31 12.4 8.2-18.4 216 87.6 81.6-91.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 334 45 13.4 9.5-18.5 289 86.6 81.5-90.5

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*Asked of respondents who reported they gambled or played any games for money.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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